Can Lifestyle Modifications Help Control Glaucoma Progression?

People today are increasingly interested in how lifestyle choices affect health. Patients with glaucoma want to help themselves and save their sight in any way they can in addition to the medications and surgery.
The traditional view has been that lifestyle choices do not play a role in glaucoma, but several studies show that lifestyle factors can influence eye pressure, which is a major risk factor for glaucoma. There is little data, however, on whether these factors impact the development (or worsening) of glaucoma.

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A New, Painless and Safe Eye Treatment Method May Help To Fight Eye Diseases

According to the World Health Organization, about 90% of people who are visually impaired live in developing countries. The causes of blindness and visual impairment include refractive errors, corneal disorders, cataract, glaucoma, diabetic retinopathy, age-related macular degeneration, squint, eye cancer, childhood disorders etc.

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WHY EYE CARE IS IMPORTANT IN WINTERS AS WELL?

It is common to assume that change in temperature particularly in winters will not have any effect on our eyes. Further, we also think that it is not important to take care of our eyes during cold season, which is crucial only in summers and rainy days. Our eyes can still be affected since we are exposed to ultraviolet rays throughout the year. Hence, eye care is necessary.

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Feel Pressure Behind Your Eyes?

Many a times, the pressure that you feel behind your eyes does not arise from your eyes itself. Typically, it originates from one part of our head. Whenever we experience an eye problem, it may cause an eye pain and/or vision impairment depending upon the type and its severity. However, in some cases, it may also lead to the sensation of pressure in and around the eyes. . One of the commonest eye diseases which can lead to feeling of pressure is glaucoma.

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Eye Care Guidelines After Retinal Detachment Surgery

The retina is the innermost layer of our eye containing several nerves that enables us to see. Light rays that travel from the object are received by the cornea and the lens and focussed onto the retina. An image is produced that is sent through optic nerve to the brain and this is what allows us to see the world around us.

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3 Common Eye Problems and How to Treat Them

Cornea is an essential part of the eye. Externally, it is the first layer that helps in focusing the incoming light. Understandably, the cornea has to be healthy for a healthy eye and vision. Cornea is made of proteins and highly ordered cells with nerve endings. Any change in its transparency and consistency of the structure impacts our vision. Given the importance of the cornea, 3 commonly occurring corneal conditions have been enlisted with its symptoms and treatment.

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